Neighborhood Profile: Saint Josephs Seminary and College / Kingston Ave in Yonkers

Saint Josephs Seminary and College / Kingston Ave is an urban neighborhood (based on population density) located in Yonkers, New York. Real estate in the neighborhood is primarily made up of small apartment buildings and single-family homes. Most of the residential real estate is occupied by a mixture of owners and renters. Many of the residences are older and well established, built between 1940 and 1969. A number of residences were also built before 1940.

The Saint Josephs Seminary and College neighborhood has more Italian and Portuguese ancestry people living in it than nearly any neighborhood in America. 35.0% of this neighborhood’s residents have Italian ancestry and 6.0% have Portuguese ancestry. The neighborhood is also pretty special linguistically. Significantly, 6.6% of its residents five years old and above primarily speak Italian at home.

34.7% of the working population is employed in executive, management, and professional occupations. The second most important occupational group in this neighborhood is sales and service jobs, from major sales accounts, to working in fast food restaurants, with 32.8% of the residents employed. Other residents here are employed in clerical, assistant, and tech support occupations (18.7%), and 13.9% in manufacturing and laborer occupations.

The Saint Josephs Seminary and College neighborhood stands out within New York for its college student friendly environment. This neighborhood is home to a number of college students, is relatively walkable, and above average in safety, and is rated among the top 8.0% of college-friendly places to live in NY.

Median real estate price in the Saint Josephs Seminary and College area is $487,645, which is more expensive than 63.5% of the neighborhoods in New York and 86.9% of the neighborhoods in the U.S. The average rental price in is currently $1,995, higher than 76.7% of the neighborhoods in New York. This neighborhood is an absolutely outstanding example of the dominance of small 2, 3, and 4 unit apartment buildings compared to neighborhoods across the nation, as they make up a substantial portion of this neighborhood’s real estate stock.

If you wax romantic about the look and feel of such neighborhoods, with fresh pizza, falafel and an independent florist at the corner, then you might find the Saint Josephs Seminary and College neighborhood worth a close look.

 

Source:  NeighborhoodScout.com

Author: browningrealtor

David Browning is a real estate agent in Westchester County, New York. His long and varied history includes time in the fields of technology, writing, and the performing arts. David will gladly help you with buying, selling, investment properties, referrals, or any other needs you have.

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